Bioplastics Solutions!from the idea to the ﬁnished product!
JOINT VENTURE! BioApply Polymers is your one stop provider for your biomaterials based projects.! • Founded in 2011. Based in Gland (VD) with industrial site in Büren a.A. (BE). Representative Ofﬁces in San Diego (US) and Dubai (UAE).! • We combine forces of a polymer processing market leader and a pioneering bioproducts brand.! • Proprietary and exclusive biocompound grades.! • Product development, process engineering and prototyping.!
BIOPLASTICS GROWING FAST! 18% - 22% Current annual growth rate! Europe accounts for close to 50%! +600% 2000 – 2008 increase of biodegradable plastics consumption! 1.7 million Tons Global production capacity by 2015 ! Bags, packaging and ﬁlm Main sectors today! Automotive, electronics, textile Fastest growing sectors! Biobased polymers potential subsitute to 85% of polymers!
MARKET DRIVERS!Environmental Between 500 Billion and 1 Trillion plastic bags per year worldwide!North America and Europe account for 80% !Consumer Awareness Demand for sustainable products!Restrictions / bans on plastic Accelerate shift towards bioplastics!Innovations bioploymers, process, technical specs!Composting & Biogas increase and beneﬁts !Corporate Commiments to biosourcing !
SHIFTING TOWARDS BIOPLASTICS! Customers want new products, innovation and sustainability! • Supplying biomaterial only = limited chance to succeed! • Key players only supply their material portfolio! • Industrial partners = limited experience in bio product development! • How do I measure the sustainability of an alternative ?! • Will it ﬁt my production, use, and end of life management processes ?!
What we do! From your Idea to the ﬁnished Product !!
Materials! Bioplastics which substitute following fossil fuel plastics: HDPE, LDPE, PVC-U, PVC-P, PP, PET, ABS, TPE, TPU, etc. ! Bioplastics can resist to some acids, alcohol, oil, water, high UV resistant, etc. ! Proprietary, exclusive and other Compounds: Starch based, vegetable waste, wood based, natural ﬁbres, PHA, PLA, copolyester, etc..! Fields of processing: Injection moulding, extrusion of ﬁlm, sheets, tubes, proﬁles, blow ﬁlm, blow moulding, thermoforming, etc…! Fields of application: Packaging, food industry, toys, automotive, medical, electrical, construction, agricultural, etc. !
Materials! Bio Polymers! Standard fossil fuel polymers! LD-PE – Low density polyethylene! Rigid E-‐Modulus So. TPE ! BioS-US 10 – 500 ! TPU! PVC-P (soft) ! MDPE! BioS-SO 520 – 800 ! PP! HD-PE – High density polyethylene! BioS-FX 820 – 1500 ! PVC-U (rigid)! PP ! HD-PE – High density polyethylene! PVC-U (rigid)! BioS-SR 1520 – 2000 ! PP ! PET ! ABS! HD-PE – High density polyethylene! PVC-U (rigid)! BioS-RI 2020 – 4000! PP ! BioS-UR > 4020 ! PET ! ABS!
Biodegradability & Certiﬁcations! Certiﬁcations: EN 13 432, EN 71-3 -9, LFGB, FDA, Respect Code, etc.! Bioplastics with following environmental characteristics: Biodegradable, industrial compostable, nature compostable, water soluble, GMO free, non food! Biodegradability test Independent control and cer-ﬁca-on: EN 13 432 Test launch +10 days +20 days +30 days +40 days Weight loss 32,1% 55,7% 69% 90%
Applications! BiApply Polymers biogrades can be used for disposable products to be industrially or home composted as well as for durable products.! Extrusion! Injection!
Services & Engineering! Your successful product launched in 6 steps Step 1: Feasibility analysis! Step 2: Extruded or injected prototypes or pre- series! Step 3: Product and tools engineering! Step 4: Roll-out plan ! Step 5: Industrialization! Step 6: Technical assistance! The staff of the BioApply Polymers meant to be a reliable partner and combine all the various activities to provide you in time.!
Material development: Project BioS! Starting material:! Objective:! Adjust ! properties by! complying plasticizing! O.K. Biobased and foaming! O.K. Compost or geometry! O.K. Biodegradable
Project Tree Dress! Client task requirements and technical features! Requirements! 1. alternative! 2. easy to handle! 3. practical! 4. improved LCA! 5. compost and biogas! Technical requirements! 1. mechanical characteristics! 2. production aspects! 3. certiﬁcation!
Project Tree Dress! Solution developed within 4 month! 1. blow ﬁlm! 2. resistant handle! 3. material: elasticity, thickness and resistance! 4. 2 in 1! 5. printing! Solutions for material and production requirements! 1. compound of patato and mais starch! 2. material formulation! 3. UE / CH –Co2! 4. machine solution !
One of our last applications with BioS! Bio Compound development & further enhancement! Two Leading customer require improvements! • higher ﬂexibility! • reduced weight ! • price ! • end of life management! • further formulation! • other materials! • geometry mold! • injection improvements!
One of our last applications with BioS! Bio Leather Compound development & further enhancement! New style applications! • higher ﬂexibility! • reduced weight ! • price ! • end of life management! • further formulation! • other materials! • geometry mold! • injection improvements!